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Photo © Martin Cade,  Portland Bird Observatory - 24 Aug 2007

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Scar Bank Gem
Ctenoplusia limbirena

(Guenée, 1852) 2430 / 73.005

Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species seen on ten occasions in Britain, resident in Africa, and a transitory resident in southern Iberia, the polyphagous larva feeding on various wild and cultivated herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth has been seen on six occasions at light traps, the first of these (see photo) was the first British record, and the species acquired the name 'Scar Bank' after the place where it was caught: West Bexington, on 10 October 2008 (R Eden), Scar Bank, on 13... Read More

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Recorded in 3 (8%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1947.
Last Recorded in 2016.
(Data up to end 2019)
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/201619SY66 Portland Bill
10/10/200819SY58 Abbotsbury
25/08/200719SY66 Portland Bill
29/07/199719SY66 Portland Bill
17/09/199219SZ07 Swanage

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